Shane Youtz received a B.A., with Honors, from the University of Wyoming in 1988 and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1991. Specializing in representing workers individually and through their unions, Shane has litigated claims on behalf of workers and unions against some of the largest corporations in the world, represents Unions in both the public and private sector, and his verdicts in wage-and-hour cases over the last twenty years have been widely reported in such media outlets as the New York Times, Washington Post, CBS Evening News, and NPR, among others. He has litigated cases in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Iowa, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Utah. Shane is admitted to practice before State Bar of California, the State Bar of New Mexico, California Federal District Courts and the 9th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, New Mexico Federal District Court and 10th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. He is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Foundation and the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee.